Posts Tagged ‘japan’

ONE@tokyo hotel by Kengo Kuma, Sumida / Tokyo – Japan

August 1st, 2017

Conceived as an “Art exhibit”, ONE@tokyo is located in Oshiage — an area which combines the historic feeling of the country’s edo era with a lively sense of Tokyo’s modern metropolis. At ground level, Kuma and his team have installed a dynamic lattice of timber planks that refers to the factories found in the region’s downtown district.

DANDELION CHOCOLATE Ise Geku shop by Puddle Masaki Kato + moyadesign, Ise – Japan

July 31st, 2017

For this design it was our intention to express the existing beauty of this Tetsuro Yoshida designed building, complimenting it with our minimal additions to create a truly DANDELION CHOCOLATE-like space.

VILLAGE FOODS office by Design & Creative Associates, Tahara – Japan

July 15th, 2017

For the finish, we selected expressive genuine materials, such as solid wood boards, natural stones, and cement and mosaic tiles. By assembling and laminating fragments of these materials in open space, we tried to express joyful abundance. With various materials layering on each other utilizing their attributes, the finished design turned out to be very profound.

Prada pop-up store, Tokyo – Japan

June 26th, 2017

Amidst a specially designed setting, featuring Prada’s iconic black + white checkered floor, furnishings comprising of large trunks, in addition to shelving and props in shiny chrome.

Bistro La vie by iks design, Nagoya – JAPAN

June 21st, 2017

Brass was used as eye-catchers for lights, hanger pipes, furniture knobs and handles, window frames, decorative screws, etc., in order to provide gorgeousness to the interior. The antique scaffold planks add a casual atmosphere to the space, preventing it from being too sophisticated.

Gallery AaMo by WALTZ., Tokyo – Japan

June 20th, 2017

Gallery AaMo by WALTZ., Tokyo – Japan

“White Forest” installation at Hills Avenue flagship store by Tokujin Yoshioka, Tokyo – Japan

June 20th, 2017

Designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, the retail installation expresses the lightness of Hills Avenue’s shoes – developed using proprietary technology – throughout the store and beyond. Floor-to-ceiling windows on both floors of the 300-sq-m space allow plenty of eyeballs to pop at Yoshioka’s White Forest. The shoes float and fly in the forest of 700 thin white metal rods, set free from the laws of gravity.

KURAGANE ramen bar by Design office Dress, Osaka – Japan

June 15th, 2017

KURAGANE, its appearance looks like old Japanese warehouse or fine traditional stores at that time. The color and materials used in this bar is the one we can see in the traditional Japanese architecture and interiors like black wood, white paint, natural wood, ropes to feel the history of that place,but it still looks modern Japanese style in someway.

Luck Out Hair Dressing Salon by Bonfield Interiors, Tokyo – Japan

June 14th, 2017

Steel panels, iron pipes, antique lamps, air ducts, paint-stained “imperfect” furniture become attractive and decorative in their own right due to their functional design.

Hills Club restaurant by NAO Taniyama & Associates, Tokyo – Japan

June 10th, 2017

From The Study, the entrance is a bookshelf but not just an ordinary residential book shelf yet one that has transformed itself to art. This is not a dining room decorated with art yet a dining space inside an art.

Dominique Bouchet restaurant by NAO Taniyama & Associates, Tokyo – Japan

June 9th, 2017

Dominique Bouchet’s history are randomly displayed on the wall. A view to the Basement 2 dining room from the window can be seen. In contrast with the waiting lounge, the dining area is filled with light enabling guests to forget that they are in basement 2 with no natural light.

Hilton Tokyo Tsunohazu restaurant by NAO Taniyama & Associates, Tokyo – Japan

June 9th, 2017

For this project, our intention was to revisit and revamp the definition of allure and “richness” of one’s lifestyle whilst taking into account the history of this property. If the word “global” is pursued, we end up with the word “locality”.

Jacob Cohen Boutique by Area-17, Tokyo – Japan

June 9th, 2017

The exterior design of Ginza Six draws inspiration from traditional Japanese noren curtains, while the interiors are meant to offer a rich cultural experience through a mix of Japanese contemporary art and scenes of nature. Cohën’s boutique, designed by Area-17, provides a minimalistic environment of classical elegance, where furniture and refined details enhance the display of the iconic luxury denim.

Kaleidoscopic Ivy installation by Nendo, Tokyo – Japan

June 7th, 2017

For the exhibition, the school’s headteacher Akane Teshigahara commissioned Nendo to create a site-specific installation that would span the first floor of Tokyo’s Sogetsu Plaza, where the school is based. This space was designed as a stone garden by landscape architect and artist Isamu Noguchi, and is dominated by grey-toned rock that has been carved into different surfaces.

TBWA – HAKUHODO office by Canuch, Tokyo – Japan

June 4th, 2017

Working with a color scheme in line with the client’s brand colors and a latent arrangement of elements in their logo, the office layout presents a flat lineup of sharp, light, aluminum desks, arranged so as to stimulate collaboration between planners and designers.

Grand Hyatt Tokyo hotel by NAO Taniyama & Associates, Tokyo – Japan

June 1st, 2017

Hyatt brand has always strived for innovation reflecting the essence of each generation from an acute angle. A simple brief for this project was given by Hyatt – “Banquet with a Residential Feel”.

HDI Tokyo Office by van der Architects, Tokyo – Japan

June 1st, 2017

We wanted to create a work environment in which there would be specific spaces that during the course of a work day would support the specific, changing tasks of the employees. Thus during the second phase of our WorkVitamins methodology, called ANALYSIS, we started to be able to understand the various, very specific, working-space needs.

PANPURI Grains of Purity kinetic installation by we+, Tokyo – Japan

June 1st, 2017

Using white powder as a symbol of purity and nature, keywords of the PANPURI brand, computer controlled lines of powder fall with delicate and subtle movement.

Sazenka restaurant by Design Studio Crow, Tokyo – Japan

May 25th, 2017

Guests are welcomed by a display of the Chinese tea tools that provided the inspiration for the name of the restaurant, and soft light that guides them into the dining area. High-quality materials like stucco, warm walnut, and mortar walls were chosen for the interior, all meant to be minimalist and chosen for their high quality.

Maison Decorté by Marcel Wanders at Ginza Six, Tokyo – Japan

May 19th, 2017

Marcel Wanders signature bells welcome the visitors into the store where the walls are covered in a three-dimensional representation of skin cells punctuated with pulsating flowers that express the rejuvenation of the skin.